Super Bowl commercial recut to include Martin Luther King Jr's real thoughts on ads

Super Bowl commercial recut to include Martin Luther King Jr's real thoughts on ads

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On Sunday night, car manufacture Dodge sparked a might backlash on social media for a tone-deaf Super Bowl ad that used excerpts of a speech by Civil Rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr. By Monday morning, someone recut the ad, wielding King’s words against the car-making giant.

Dodge’s ad used excerpts of King’s famous “Drum Major Instinct” speech, given just two months before his assassination, and it backfired. Badly. 

But one savvy internet user realized that the speech also had some coarse words from King for advertisers and so, to make perhaps the most firm point possible how off-the-mark the ad was, recut the original version of the Dodge using those excerpts, like the one below. Read more…

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Source: Mashable | Super Bowl commercial recut to include Martin Luther King Jr's real thoughts on ads

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